TEXAS – HOA fines parking violation: What are your rights?
KXAN.com: HOA fines parking violation: What are your rights?
By: Candy Rodriguez
October 7, 2019
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Since July, David Lopez has been hit with two parking violations for parking his truck overnight in the street adjacent to his home in the Parkside At Slaughter Creek subdivision in south Austin. Lopez said he’s not alone, several of his neighbors have also received a parking violation, “down here you have another five or six, and then 10, 15 more it’s just all up and down the streets,” he said as he pointed to vehicles lining his street. Lopez doesn’t understand why after four years of parking on the street he is now receiving parking violations.
Longtime attorney, Gregory Cagle said this isn’t uncommon.“We get this issue all the time by the way,” he said. “Specifically with parking on the street because people say, ‘These are public streets, what do you mean I can’t park on a public street?’ Well, these are contractual obligations, you can contract away your constitutional rights.” Read more: